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Monday, October 4 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The Art of Advancing your Career Beyond the Technical: Strategic IT

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What are your career goals? Sure, we're all great with technology, but to continue growing in our careers requires that we learn to become better communicators and think in terms of the business. It's critical that we align our IT efforts, goals, and strategies with those of the business - and all of that requires good communication. Would you like to have a seat at the table, to be taken seriously as a businessperson, and to have a voice in the decisions our companies make? Then attend this session to partner with your business and communicate for success!

Learning Objectives:
1. Speaking the language of the business_x000D_ 2. Thinking like a businessman_x000D_ 3. Demonstrating strong leadership_x000D_ 4. Selling fellow business leaders on the value proposition of IT investments_x000D_ 5. Always being prepared_x000D_ 6. Earning influence_x000D_ 7. Preparing for and navigating board meetings_x000D_ 8. Difficult conversations_x000D_ 9. Always keeping your cool_x000D_ 10. Aligning IT with business goals.

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Steven Wolk

CTO, PC Richard & Son
Steven Wolk is the Chief Technology Officer for PC Richard & Son, a family owned and operated chain of 66 appliance and electronics superstores located throughout NY, NJ, CT, and PA. Founded in 1909, PC Richard has always been known for honesty, integrity, and reliability throughout... Read More →
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Gregory Simmons

Software Engineer, PC Richard & Son
Gregory Simmons is a Software Engineer at P.C. Richard & Son.  He is a COMMON certified Application Developer – ILE RPG on IBM I on Power. He is also a registered instructor with IBM’s Academic Initiative and an RPG and IBM i instructor at Scott Regional Technology Center, where... Read More →

Monday October 4, 2021 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
Breakout 12 Online

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